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Benefits of Having a Professional Roof Inspection After a Storm

We've had several severe storms in the Lake Area over the last couple of weeks. From heavy rain, high winds, hail, and tornadoes, severe weather can wreak havoc on your roof. After a storm passes through, it's important to get a professional roof inspection at the Lake of the Ozarks. Even if you don't think the storm directly affected your roof, it's still a good idea to get your roof inspected by a professional. Read on to learn about the benefits of getting a professional roof inspection at the Lake of the Ozarks.

1. To Find Damages You Can't See from the Ground 
Storm damage to your roof isn't always visible to the naked eye, and especially from the ground. Getting up on a ladder and walking around your roof is quite dangerous, and it's best to leave the roof inspections to the professionals. They have the experience and expertise, knowing what to look for and how to properly walk on your roof without causing more damage.

2. To Save You Money in the Long…

Don't Make these 5 Roofing Mistakes

Your Lake of the Ozarks roof is a long term investment and you'll want to ensure that you take your roofing maintenance seriously. With that being said, it's easy to make mistakes when it comes to caring for your roof. If you have a brand new roof especially, caring for your roof should be a top priority. Today, our Lake of the Ozarks roofing company has 5 common mistakes that people make when it comes to their roof. 

Mistake #1: Power Washing Your Roof
Keeping your roof clean is an important part of roof maintenance. It's important to keep your roof free of debris, algae, moss, etc., as these things can cause damage to your roof. Unfortunately, power washing isn't the best way to accomplish that. Too high of a water pressure can actually cause damage to your roof, forcing water up under the shingles that can then make its way into your home.

Mistake #2: Walking on Your Roof 
Walking on your roof is an easy way to damage your roof. Lake of the Ozarks roofing profession…

BIG Misconceptions About Choosing a Roofing Contractor

Choosing a roofing contractor at the Lake of the Ozarks isn't the easiest task and it's important to do your research before committing to hiring a roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks. There are a lot of misconceptions about roofing contractors and with a lot of roofing companies at the Lake, and knowing about these misconceptions before making an investment in your Lake of the Ozarks roof. Today, we have two BIG misconceptions about roofing contractors so that you can make an informed decision when it comes time to needing a new roof.

Misconception #1  Choosing the Contractor with the Lowest Price Saves You Money When it comes to making purchases, price is always top of mind for people. It's important to realize though, that with a lower price often comes lower quality. Applying this principle when hiring a roofing contractor is important. Be sure to ask for estimates from multiple contractors. If an estimate comes in lower than the others, you need to ask yourself …

6 Reasons to Take Advantage of Our FREE Roof Inspections

Your roof often goes unnoticed but it is one of the most important parts of your home. Your roof protects your entire home from the outdoor elements - keeping your family safe and dry. It's a good idea to get your roof inspected at least once a year and especially after a big storm with high winds and heavy rain. Read on to find out 6 reasons you should have your roof inspected by a professional Lake of the Ozarks roofing company.

#1 To Prevent Expensive Roof Repairs or Replacement 
Without regular inspections, minor wear and tear can evolve into major roofing problems. By the time roof damage becomes clearly evident, there's likely already major damage done to the roof, your home's structure and potentially the interior of your home as a result of leaks. An inspection will be able to address minor repair issues before they turn into expensive roof repairs or even the need for a roof replacement.

#2 To Asses Storm Damage and Aid in Insurance Claims
High winds, hail and oth…

The 411 on Hail Damage on Your Roof

Missouri hail storms are extremely common in the Spring and in the Summer. Thunderstorms are on the rise as we get further into Spring which means the likelihood of having a hail storm goes up. Have you ever wondered how hail forms and the damage it could do to your roof? Read on to learn from our expert Lake of the Ozarks Roofers

What are Hail Stones?
Hailstones form when tiny particles are swept up high into a storm system by an updraft. Water vapor condenses on the particles and then when it gets to a certain height, it freezes. These small hailstones can be lifted into the storm system multiple times, therefore increasing in size before finally falling out. Hailstones can fall for one of two reasons; either a downdraft sends them falling to the ground or the hail becomes too large for the updraft to overcome the force of gravity. Hailstones can be any size from tiny pebbles or dime-sized to a golf ball- or even baseball-sized.

Hail Storms in Missouri
On average, Missouri can exp…

Buying a Home this Spring? Ask Your Home Inspector These Questions About the Roof

Spring is a popular time of year to buy a home. There are a lot of things to consider when buying a home because it's going to be one of the biggest personal investments that you make. You don't want to make a quick decision and later find out that your new home needs a bunch of costly repairs if didn't plan for it. That's why it's crucial to get your home inspected before you move further with the purchase of the home. When it comes to your roof, you'll want to make sure that it's in great shape and still has plenty of life left. Be sure to ask your home inspector the following questions about the roof of the home you're considering buying.

The Life of the Roof First and foremost, you want to know how old the roof is on the house that you're considering purchasing. How much life is left in the current roofing structure? Is it going to need to be replaced within just a couple years? Does it need to be replaced now? How soon will it need to be replac…

Roofing Terms Explained - Soffit and Fascia

There is a lot more that goes into the construction of your roof than your shingles or metal roofing material. When you hire a professional roofer at the Lake of the Ozarks to install a new roof, they will ensure that your roof is completed with all of the necessary finish work that not only makes your roof look great but also ensures that your roof is working correctly. Today, our roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks would like to discuss soffit and fascia and what they do for your roof!

Soffit and fascia keep water and debris out of your home. In addition, they give your roof a finished look. Keep reading to learn more about these important pieces of your roofing system.
What is Soffit? Soffit is the exposed surface beneath the overhanging section of a roof eave. The term can also refer to the horizontal underside of similar architectural structures, such as archways or staircases. Soffits protect the area underneath a roof's overhang from the weather. If water, snow or ice…

Are Your Rain Gutters Overflowing?

Spring has sprung and so have the rain showers! Your gutters at the Lake Of the Ozarks play an important job for your home and often go underappreciated. If you have noticed that your gutters are overflowing from the recent rain showers instead of redirecting the water away from your home, your gutters aren't doing their job. Overflowing gutters can cause both interior and exterior damage to your home. Read on to learn about a few reasons your Lake of the Ozarks gutters are overflowing.

1. Improperly Installed or Damaged Gutters While you can't control the weather and avoid heavy rains altogether, you do have some control over what happens to that water once it rains down on your home. You can do so by making sure you have high-quality gutters that are installed properly. They need to be at the correct slant to be able to drain off excess water and lead it away from your home. Damaged gutters should be repaired or replaced to ensure that water is being removed from your roof p…

Asphalt Roofing - Pros & Cons

Asphalt roofing material is among the most popular material to choose for your Lake of the Ozarks roof. However, before making the ultimate decision to use asphalt shingles, it's important to know the pros and cons because when you install a new roof at the Lake of the Ozarks, you won't be changing your roof material anytime soon. Today, our roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks has a list for the pros and cons of asphalt roofs.

Pros of Asphalt Roofs 1. Less Expensive - The biggest pro to choosing asphalt for your roofing material is that it is the least expensive option. The fact that they are the most affordable is why many homeowners choose asphalt shingles. Asphalt is the most economically viable options when it comes to roofing material.

2. Easy Installation - Asphalt roofing shingles are easier to install than other types of roofing materials. This saves both on time and labor costs for the installation. In fact, Above & Beyond Roofing can turn the average roofin…

Check for Winter Roof Damage this Spring!

Spring is finally here which means it's time to start thinking about tackling those spring maintenance projects for your home and this includes your roof! Winter can take a toll on your roof especially with all the winter storms we had this winter! Ice dams, snow, and high winds can wreak havoc on your roofing system so it's important to make sure that your Lake of the Ozarks roof is still doing its job. Get a few tips from our roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks below!

1) Remove Debris from Roof & Gutters One of the first things you'll want to do this spring is to remove any debris that accumulated on your roof this winter. Especially with the winds we experienced a couple weeks ago, debris can easily be blown onto your roof during a storm and stay there, leading to roofing issues. Debris can puncture your roof and/or block water from traveling off your roof, leading to leaks. Removing that debris can not only make problem areas visible, but it will allow future…

How Do Strong Winds Damage My Roof?

We experienced some extremely high winds over this past weekend and into this week across mid-Missouri! Strong winds can wreak havoc on your roof and it's important to always check your roof for damage after a storm occurs. Today, our roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks has a few things for you to consider after a bad storm!

How Does Wind Affect My Roof? High winds typically don't affect your roof evenly. Generally, you will see damage at the edge of your roof because wind pressure is much stronger on the perimeter of your roof.

During high periods of wind, shingles may start to lift and split apart and in some cases fly off your roof! If you notice that your roof is missing any shingles don't wait to call your trusted roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks because leaving your roof exposed to the elements can cause serious damage to the interior of your home.

In addition to the wind itself damaging your roof, wind can also carry things such as tree branches, leav…

Problems with Moisture on Your Commercial Roof

It's important to keep an eye your commercial roof at the Lake of the Ozarks at all times. Moisture on your roof can cause issues and you'll want to be aware of what can happen because if your roof is not doing its job, it can cause your business to shut down. Our roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks wants to inform local business owners of the problems associated with moisture on commercial roofs. Read on to learn more!

Commercial Roofs Just like your residential roof protects your home and its contents, a commercial roof is designed to protect your business from the elements. The roof is a commercial building's first line of defense against wind, rain, snow, sleet, ice, etc. It is also the most vulnerable part of your building, and therefore, must be continuously inspected, maintained and repaired. Leaks and roof collapse on a commercial building can lead to the shut down of your facility and a lot of lost income. Taking care of your commercial roof will make it eas…

How to Avoid Hiring a Bad Contractor

Finding the best roofing contractor at the Lake of the Ozarks can be both frustrating and time-consuming! We've heard it all too many times from our customers, "We called Company XYZ to come to take look at our roof and then they didn't even show up! We just couldn't believe it!" Unfortunately, this is extremely common for contractors in a wide facet of industries such as plumbing, electricians, and especially roofing companies -- to name a few! Have you ever wondered what the best way is to avoid hiring a bad contractor is? Read on to find out!

#1 Ask For a Referral  One of the best ways to find to find a great contractor is to ask for a referral from your friends or family. You'll likely get several companies to choose from, so it's important to do further research before hiring a company. A great way to further your research is to check online reviews. Looking at online reviews will often determine how the company is doing. Above & Beyond Roofing e…

Your Trusted Roofing Company at the Lake of the Ozarks!

Our roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks is locally owned and operated specializing in both residential and commercial roofing at the Lake of the Ozarks. Our team has over 100 years of combined roofing experience and our owner alone has 20+ years of experience in the roofing industry. Learn more about our roofing company below!
Roofing Services at the Lake of the Ozarks From free roof inspections to new construction and everything in between, Above & Beyond Roofing is the company to call. There's no roofing job too big or too small. Some of the roofing services we offer include: three-tab shingles, architectural shingles, cedar shake shingles, tile roofs, metal roofs, new construction, complete re-roofs, tear-offs and flat roofs. Our services don't stop there though; we also offer siding, soffit, fascia and gutter installation. We guarantee high-quality work, along with professional and personal service.

Your Preferred Contractor  Don't just take our word for it, w…